How to Gauge Knitting Stitches

Gauging knitting stitches, which is also known as the tension, is important to create the right size project according to the pattern, and using a ruler or knit check enables the knitter to count the number of stitches per inch. Calculate the tension of a knitting project with a demonstration from an advanced knitter in this free video on knitting.

About the Author

Allison Isaacs learned to knit and needlepoint at an early age. After a successful career in health care, she began indulging her love for knitting by selling her patterns and hand knits in local stores. She recently gave into fate and picked up her needles full time to ImagiKnit.